Twists and turns against 150-year-old ban on homosexuality

Armed Police Force lifts PM Cup

June 12, 2018 10:35 am

KATHMANDU, June 12 : Half-centuries from Anil Kumar Sah and Pradeep Singh Airee helped departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club register a six-wicket win over the other departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in the final match of the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club  has clinched the Ruslan Karnali Premier League title with a 37-run victory over Rupandehi XI on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Bhuwan Nagarkoti beat Nepal number one Shivaram Shrestha on the second extra hole in the playoff to lift the Surya Nepal Premier Golf Championship at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Shanker Dev Campus has lifted the Universal TU BBA Cup T20 Cricket Tournament with a six-run win over KCMIT in the final match on Tuesday.

UDAYAPUR, May 20: Ruslan Three Star Club has lifted the fifth Udayapur Rumpum Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 win over Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Outreach Nepal has lifted the first ever Nepal Ice AAN Futsal Tournament 2018 defeating Media Basket by a scoreline of 7-2 in the final match played in Kathmandu on Saturday.

ILAM, May 1: Ruslan Three Star Club has lifted the fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with a slender 1-0 win over Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club in the final on Monday.

DHANGADHI, April 14: Team Chauraha Dhangadhi has retained the Dhangadhi Premier League title as the defending champion defeated Kathmandu Goldens by 21 runs in the final of the second edition of the tournament on Friday. Chauraha had defeated Biratnagar Kings by 62 runs last year to lift its first trophy.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Nepal Commerce Campus has won the Vice Chancellor Cup Inter-campus Volleyball Tournament defeating the host Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus in the final match on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Ruslan Three Star Club has lifted the fifth Birat Gold Cup title with a 3-0 win over the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in the final match played on Monday.

Lagun lifts fitness title

April 8, 2018 09:11 am

KATHMANDU, April 8: Satungal Fitness First’s Rupak Lagun has lifted the Mister Fitness First and Men’s Sports Physique Championship on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick for his second goal of the night to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Juventus, 3-0, in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday in Turin, Italy.

Club wins fourth title this season

TU lifts University Cricket Cup

March 18, 2018 07:42 am

KATHMANDU, March 18: Tribhuvan University (TU) defeated DAV College by six wickets to lift the University Cricket Cup T20 Tournament title in the final on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s pair Ratnajit Tamang and Nabin Shrestha has won the men’s doubles of the ongoing nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament, defeating the other departmental team Armed Police Force’s pair of Deepesh Dhami and Bijit Thapa Magar 21-16, 19-21, 22-20 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nangsal Tamang of the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has won the women’s singles title of the Nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament on Wednesday.

Hada, Banu lifts women squat titles

March 8, 2018 21:41 pm

KATHMANDU, March 8: Shape Two’s Selina Hada and Gymkhana’s Neha Banu have won the third Inter-club Women’s Squat Tournament titles on Thursday.

ITAHARI, March 2: Biratnagar’s Shikshadeep Higher Secondary School has won the Provincial Expert Inter-college Cricket Tournament of Province 1, defeating Vishwa Adarsha Higher Secondary School of Itahari by five wickets in the final on Thursday.

DHANGADHI, Feb 26: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has lifted the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament on Sunday, defeating Eastern Region by seven wickets in the final at the Fapla Cricket Ground.

Tribhuvan Army club lifts Simara title

February 18, 2018 10:20 am

BARA, Feb 18: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has clinched the ninth Simara Gold Cup football tournament defeating Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) 2-0 in the final on Saturday.

POKHARA, Feb 3: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has defeated Ruslan Three Star Club 1-0 goal to become the winner of the 16th edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup held in Pokhara on Friday.

LONDON, Nov 18: Captain Billy Sharp scored twice to send Sheffield United to the top of the Championship with a 3-1 win at Burton Albion on Friday.

OPPO lifts the wraps off OPPO F5

November 16, 2017 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Smartphone maker OPPO has launched its new offering, OPPO F5, in the Nepali market. Issuing a statement, OPPO said that the phone was launched in the presence of Nepal Idol finalists -- Buddha Lama, Nishan Bhattarai and Pratap Das -- in Kathmandu on Tuesday evening.

BEIJING, Oct  24: The ruling Communist Party on Tuesday formally lifted Xi Jinping’s status to China’s most powerful ruler in decades, setting the stage for the authoritarian leader to tighten his grip over the country while pursuing an increasingly muscular foreign policy and military expansion.

India lifts U-16 SABA c’ship

September 10, 2017 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: India clinched the title of U-16 SABA Basketball Championship that concluded in Kathmandu on Saturday. Unbeaten Indian team acquired a total of eight points in the tournament that featured five South Asian nations.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Hyundai has introduced the all-new Hyundai Elite i20 Asta Dual Tone at the ongoing NADA Auto Show 2017.

India lifts SAFF U-15 Championship

August 28, 2017 05:18 am

KATHMANDU, August 28: India has defeated Nepal 2-1 to clinch the SAFF U-15 Championship title on Sunday.

KOCHI, August 7: In a relief to cricketer S Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court today lifted the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Armed Police Force (APF) defended the title of the KNP National Women's Volleyball Tournament defeating New Diamond Academy in the summit clash on Friday.

ATTARIYA, May 9: Rising Cricket Women has lifted the title of the Ruslan Attariya Cup Women's T20 Cricket Tournament defeating Armed Police Force (APF) by 16 runs in the final on Tuesday.

FIFA's Appeal Committee has lifted a four-match international ban imposed on Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi for insulting an assistant referee.

Manang lifts Rajarshi Janak Cup

March 29, 2017 21:05 pm

SARLAHI, March 29: Manang Marsyangdi Club has lifted the title of Rajarshi Janak Cup Football Tournament registering 1-0 victory over Tribhuvan Army Club in the summit clash on Wednesday.

Lionel Messi converted a penalty as Argentina laboured to a 1-0 win over Chile in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday that put them back in the automatic qualifying spots for next year's finals in Russia.

New Diamond lifts Didibahini Cup

March 13, 2017 09:28 am

PARBAT, March 13: New Diamond Academy has lifted the title of Didibahini Cup Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Sunday defeating Armed Police Force (APF) in the summit clash. To win the first edition of the tournament, New Diamond registered 3-1 win over departmental side APF.

New Diamond lifts Didibahini Cup

March 12, 2017 21:30 pm

PARBAT, March 12: New Diamond Academy has lifted the title of Didibahini Cup Women's Volleyball Tournament on Sunday defeating Armed Police Force (APF) in the summit clash.

POKHARA, Feb 11: Nepal number one pro Shivaram Shrestha won the 17th Surya Nepal Western Open, the third major title of the season, at the par-70 Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara on Friday.

Manang lifts Jhapa Gold Cup

February 6, 2017 22:00 pm

JHAPA, Feb 7: Manang Marsyangdi Club has lifted the title of the second edition of Rumpum Jhapa Gold Cup defeating home team Jhapa-XI 1-0 in the summit clash at Domalal Stadium on Monday. Olawale O Afeez's goal in the 63rd minute of the second half was sufficient for Manang to clinch the third trophy for the club within 24 days.

Gabriel Jesus scored twice, including a 92nd-minute winner, as Manchester City climbed to third in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory against a dogged Swansea City on Sunday.

New Diamond lifts APF volleyball trophy

February 2, 2017 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Putting a break on host Armed Police Force (APF)'s domination in the APF IGP National Open Women's Volleyball Tournament, New Diamond Academy has lifted the winners' trophy in the fourth edition. In the final clash played at APF's court, Halchowk, New Diamond overcame the challenge of the home team 3-2 to dethrone the defending champion which had won titles in all previous three editions.

POKHARA, Jan 28: Defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) has lifted the title of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament, defeating host Sahara Club.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to give continuity to its earlier stay order against the sacking of three board members of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal has lifted its first ever Asian football title defeating Macau in the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup held at Kuching, Malaysia on Tuesday.

Pragatishil lifts TAAN football title

November 10, 2016 20:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Pragatishil Youth Club on Thursday lifted the title of the Third TAAN Martyrs Memorial Football Tournament held at Barunehshwar of Okhaldhunga. Pragatishil recorded a 5-3 tiebreaker win over Rumjatar United.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Removing the limit in the number of free dialysis to be provided to kidney paitents, the Ministry of Health has decided to provide the service for such patients for unlimited number now onward.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Ending nearly a five-month long ban on the employment of Nepali migrant workers in Afghanistan, the government, on Sunday, has decided to allow security guards to work there.

India lifts ban on Nepali ginger

September 9, 2016 17:05 pm

JHAPA, Sept 9: The ban placed on imports of Nepali ginger by India has been lifted from Friday, with the Indian authorities now informing that lab tests on the ginger samples confirm there is no harmful pesticide residue.

Golden Peak lifts dandi-biyo title

August 31, 2016 19:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Golden Peak School of Kavre has clinched the title of the Second Valley-wide Higher Secondary Level Dandi-Biyo Tournament on Wednesday.

BARCELONA, Aug 28: Toni Kroos' late score ensured Real Madrid won its home opener over a feisty Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday, while Atletico Madrid stumbled in a second straight round of the Spanish league.

Turkey lifts ban on US flights

July 20, 2016 21:53 pm

KATHMANDU, July 20: Turkish Airlines has said that carriers flying into United States from Turkey or via third country has resumed from Tuesday.